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Iris Williamson Appointed Director of Exhibitions

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Iris Williamson as Incoming Director of Exhibitions Williamson will oversee exhibitions for the College and the Institute of Contemporary . . .

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Our 140-year history comes to life on the Congress Street windows

Illustration Prof. Andrew DeGraff brings Maine College of Art & Design’s 140-year history to life on our Congress Street . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board  Kathryn Yates Appointed Chair for the 2022-23 Academic Year    PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2022 — Maine College of . . .

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2022 BFA Exhibition on view through November 11

Across four floors of the Porteous, nearly 100 students spent the past weekend hanging and installing the impressive art and design featured in this year's BFA Exhibition. This year’s . . .

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Animation & Game Art majors participate in 24 Hours: Animation Contest

From 7pm on Friday, October 14 through 7pm on Saturday, October 15, four teams of Maine College Art & Design students joined participants from 20 . . .

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#1 in the state for Graphic Design

Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design!  We are very pleased to share that our Graphic Design major was . . .

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MECA&D News › Continuing Studies

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class! Last Friday marked the conclusion of our 2022 Pre-College program with a private graduation ceremony and two-floor exhibition of student work. This year, 70 . . .

Welcome back to Continuing Studies students

Welcome back to Continuing Studies students

Maine College of Art & Design welcomes Continuing Studies students back to campus MECA&D is pleased to bring selected Continuing Studies courses back to campus for in-person learning. This January, . . .

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — November 17, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced that . . .

Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Did you know that Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in high schools all over the world come to Maine College of Art & Design in the summers for our Pre-College program […]

2021 Maine Region Scholastic Art Awards

2021 Maine Region Scholastic Art Awards

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to be hosting both the Scholastic Art Award Competition and the Congressional Art Awards this year. Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & […]

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Maine College of Art & Design's Continuing Studies Program is excited to announce that Ashley Cleek, proud former instructor and graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, will be […]

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art & Design donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA&D’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a […]

MECA&D’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

MECA&D’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

When MECA&D's Continuing Studies Department held its inaugural Summer Youth Essay Contest and received over 70 submissions from young artists ranging in age from 8 to 17, we recognized there is a great . . .

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

MECA&D's Continuing Studies Department hosted a series in the spring of 2015 called Foraged:  Films about Food and You.  The series included films such as My Father's Garden, a one-hour documentary about . . .

MECA&D and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

MECA&D and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

Portland Stage and Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) have recently announced a new partnership to offer a Theater Arts Track during MECA&D’s three-week residential Pre-College Program. Running July . . .

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